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Fat Buddies Ribs & Barbecue

193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
+1 828-456-6368
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baby back ribs” (19 reviews)
“pulled pork” (27 reviews)
“baked beans” (21 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch here today! I had beef brisket with fries and she had the BBQ ribs with baked beans and coleslaw. The brisket was great all by itself, but Fat buddies also had a honey BBQ, hot BBQ, or firehouse BBQ...More

Thank DrKeebler_13
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We have eaten at Fat Buddies a few times and have always had a great meal. Their steaks are some of the best I have ever had. The chicken and ribs couldn't be better. The staff is always on top of things making sure you...More

Thank James I
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The staff was great, clean restaurant. wait staff Jessica was on top of everything. She helped with great suggestions and how it was prepared , They have a Gluten free food and was marked on the menu

Thank captainladder5
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Went here with my stepson before going to the Asheville outlet mall. I ordered baby back ribs with black eyed pea stew & corn, he ordered the combo of ribs & pulled pork with potato salad & baked beans. All was good except the corn...More

Thank Taprocker
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We had Fat Buddies cater my sisters wedding last week and it was excellent. Not only were they on time with delivery (in the middle of NOWHERE, so impressed) the food was great! Everyone loved it.

Thank lharrelson
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick lunch and were delighted with our options! The Brunswick Stew was off the chain and I especially enjoyed the Black eyed Pea Stew. Accompanied by their house salad, which was huge, we left satisfied and looking forward to our...More

Thank DecembeSarah
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

No trip to this area is complete without a visit to Fat Buddies. We never miss an opportunity to eat there when we're in Maggie Valley. The place is very clean and always neat and has never been greasy. Its a very "down home" atmosphere,...More

Thank Bwaddell1
Reviewed 3 September 2017

The food here is great. The waitstaff was fast, friendly, and courteous. The food never fails to impress. Cost is average, and well worth the monies. Highly recommend!

Thank Local28785
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

These were the best ribs I've had in a long time! With a friendly staff and excellent food this is an excellent place to come for a meal. The sides were excellent too! My family fought over the baked beans and sweet potatoes. My daughter...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is consistently good. We always get the pulled pork platter with fries and coleslaw. They have ribs, chicken and other items as well but. Out people come for the ribs or pulled pork. Inside is a race car themed restaurant that is a...More

Thank Didi5800
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-2993
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-6368
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